Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K in Perry Hall

  • The Y in Perry Hall 4375 Ebenezer Road Nottingham, MD, 21236 United States
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We look forward to seeing you Thanksgiving morning for the Annual Turkey Trot Charity 5k in Perry Hall! Thank you for joining us in this healthy Thanksgiving morning tradition!

A Thanksgiving Tradition

For over twenty years, families, friends, businesses, dogs and strollers have come together Thanksgiving morning to run for a great cause - The Y's Give Every Child a Chance campaign. It's a healthy family-fun event on an important American holiday, dedicated to giving back to the community.


Adults (18 and over): $35

Youth (8-17): $17.50

Kids (7 and under): Free

Dogs: $15*

*Those that register will receive a Turkey Trot dog bandanna! Dog do not have to register to particpate

T-shirts are not guaranteed for those who do not pre-register.

There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.

Event Information


We strongly encourage you to pick up your packets in advance as lines on Thanksgiving morning can be long.

Tuesday, November 22nd from 3PM - 8PM
The Y in Perry Hall
4375 Ebenezer Road
Nottingham, MD 21236

Wednesday, November 23rd from 10AM - 7PM
The Y in Perry Hall
4375 Ebenezer Road
Nottingham, MD 21236

Race Day (Thursday, November 24th) 
Beginning at 7AM
The Y in Perry Hall
4375 Ebenezer Road
Nottingham, MD 21236


Final adjustments being made:

  • Start in the parking lot of the Y in Perry Hall
  • Runners will make first RIGHT turn to exit parking lot of shopping center at the Y in Perry Hall
  • At Ebeneezer Rd turn RIGHT and run in right traffic lane (with vehicle traffic right of way)
  • Continue on Ebeneezer Rd to Honeygo Blvd remaining in right lane.
  • At Honeygo Blvd, turn LEFT into south bound/against traffic lane.
  • Run on left side of double yellow lines on Honeygo, but only in the nearest lane to the double yellow lines.
  • Run CCW around TURN AROUND POINT at Joppa Rd.
  • Return on Honeygo in lane nearest the curb on right.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Ebeneezer Rd, into opposing traffic side of the road (This is the same side of the road the runners were previously on).
  • Turn LEFT at entrance to the Y and finish in the parking lot in front of the Y in Perry Hall.  


Parking is available at the Y in Perry Hall and the adjacent shopping center.


Medals will be awarded to the top three runners in each age group! Fundraising prizes will be awarded in the weeks following the event.


This is a chip-timed event.  Results will be posted online at CharmCityRun.com.


A portion of your registration fee and all donations benefit The Y in Central Maryland, a charitable organization, which supports children in need across the region. Please read more about our cause HERE.


Strollers are permitted on the course; however, we ask that for safety reasons you line up at the back of the pack. We also ask that dogs who attend: are well socialized, are on leash at all times, and line up at the back of the pack.